Youk Chamroeunrith is Group CEO of Forte and CEO of Forte General Insurance. Rith began his career at Forte in 1999 as Head of Operations and swiftly progressed through various underwriting and strategic roles. He served as General Manager from 2001 to 2014 and then Managing Director from 2015 to 2020 where he was responsible for operations and overseeing the successful growth of the business. He has also served as a Board Member of Forte since 2001.
Rith has over 30 years of professional experience in Insurance and Risk Management. He is a graduate of the Economic Science Institute and holds a Bachelor’s in Economics. He is also an Associate of the Malaysian Insurance Institute.
Sokkagna Chea is Deputy CEO of Forte General Insurance, overseeing the company’s daily operations being underwriting, claims, finance, HR & Admin aspects of the business.
Sokkagna started her career with Forte in 2004 and has held various management positions over the years, implementing business strategies and optimizing the organization’s operational capabilities. She is one of the key personnel that has contributed to the development and growth of the company by setting up strong accounting and finance functions, overseeing regulatory reporting and tax compliance, assisting in business plan development and strategy implementation. Prior to joining Forte, she worked in roles related to accounts and taxation at KPMG and Dah Ah International & Construction Cambodia.
Sokkagna holds a Master of Arts in English from Norton University and Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from National University of Management on scholarship from the Ministry of Education. She also holds various professional qualifications such as Diploma of Cambodian Business Law and Diploma in Cambodian Tax from Cambodia’s CamEd Business School. She is also recognized by Cambodia’s General Department of Taxation as a qualified tax agent and Ministry of Commerce as a qualified business registration agent. She is currently pursuing ACCA qualification.
Hazel Zhao is Deputy CEO of Forte General Insurance, overseeing and leading Forte’s business development.
Hazel has over 35 years’ experience in both general and life insurance as well as import-export industries in Cambodia and China. Hazel joined Forte in 2003 as an executive in the Business Development department and has been promoted to various management roles as she spearheads the growth of Forte’s commercial business.
Hazel holds Chartered Insurer status and an Advanced Diploma in Insurance (ACII) from the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), UK, and an Associateship (AMII) by Malaysian Insurance Institute. She also holds a Diploma in Insurance (Marketing) from Zheng Zhou Economic Management Institute and a Diploma in Chinese Literature from Zheng Zhou University, China.
Vannary Meng is Assistant Vice President - Head of Accident & Health department and Head of Miscellaneous department at Forte General Insurance. Vannary’s responsibilities include managing underwriting, claims, filing and data processing for Accident & Health and Miscellaneous lines, as well as new product development. She joined Forte in 2006 as an Executive Trainee and has since risen through the ranks as an MIS Executive in the Management Information Systems department, Manager - Specialist Lines department and Assistant Vice President - Head of Underwriting department. She is also a Country Coordinator for OISCA Cambodia as part of Forte’s CSR programme.
Vannary holds Chartered Insurer status by Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), UK; Master of Business in Finance from Charles Sturt University, Australia; Postgraduate Diploma in Business from the Economics and Finance Institute of MOEF, Cambodia; Advanced Diploma in Insurance (ACII), UK and BSc in Computer Science from Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), Cambodia. She was also awarded an Associateship (AMII) and Best Student of the Year by Malaysian Insurance Institute.
Ratanak Kheang is Assistant Vice President - Head of Auto department at Forte. Ratanak manages the underwriting and claims of the Auto portfolio as well as new product development. He is driven to provide innovative customer-focused and customized products, flexibility on claim settlement, good customer satisfaction and lead the growth of Forte’s Auto insurance portfolio. Prior to joining Forte in 2012, he was an Auditor at PwC Cambodia and Assistant to Financial Controller in TOLL (Cambodia) Co., Ltd.
Ratanak is a recipient of the prestigious AYIM Excellence Award 2022 for the 13th ASEAN School for Young Insurance Managers organized by Singapore College of Insurance. He holds a Master of Finance and BBA in Accounting from National University of Management (NUM), Cambodia, and BEd from Institute of Foreign Languages (IFL), Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), Cambodia.
Heng Roatmonea (Monea) is Assistant Vice President and Head of Property, Engineering and Marine department at Forte General Insurance. With over 17 years’ experience and technical expertise in the insurance industry, Monea manages the underwriting and claims of the Property, Engineering and Marine portfolio including aviation insurance.
Monea first started her insurance career in Forte in 2005 as an Executive in Underwriting department in charge of distribution channel and underwriting of all lines of business. In 2009, she was an Underwriting Manager at Cambodian Vietnam Insurance (CVI) where she has gained additional experience in underwriting specifically inclusive of aviation insurance, inwards and outwards reinsurance, and new product development. She rejoined Forte in 2015, where she has held management roles in Financial Lines & Marine department and later in Claims department for non-Accident & Health products.
Monea is a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute in UK where she is currently holding professional status of ACII and Chartered Insurer. She has attained Master of Business Administration (Finance) from Paññasastra University of Cambodia (PUC) and two bachelor degrees - a BA in Translation and Interpreting from Institute of Foreign Languages (IFL) and Bachelor of Business Administration (Management) from National University of Management (NUM), Cambodia.
Thorng Sras is Assistant Vice President - Head of Direct Sales department at Forte General Insurance. Sras has over 15 years’ experience in social and sales mechanism & strategy development. Driven by high personal commitment, he takes pride in contributing to the success of the company by building a strong team to enhance business development. His mission is to maintain Forte’s standing as a market leader by developing a professional sales and customer service team to provide comprehensive insurance packages and services that meet customer expectations.
In addition to his primary job functions, Sras has been recognized as a good team player and a supportive leader who always prioritizes staff welfare and development.
Sras holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economic Development from Cambodian Mekong University.
Prach Piseth is Head of Corporate Relationships and Brokers department at Forte General Insurance. Piseth joined Forte in 2007 and is currently responsible for establishing and maintaining strong relationships with brokers, global reinsurers, clients, staff, stakeholders and finding creative ways to expand the business. Prior to joining Forte, he interned at UNDP Cambodia and was a sales executive in the construction industry.
Piseth is a Senior Associate - Certified Insurance Professional (CIP) member of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF). He holds a Bachelor’s in Economics and MBA in Finance, as well as an Associateship (AMII) by Malaysian Insurance Institute.
Sipha Yan is Head of Bancassurance and Agency Management department at Forte General Insurance. Sipha is responsible for overall strategic planning and running the day-to-day business with Forte’s banking partners and corporate agencies. He joined Forte in 2008 and gained experience as an underwriter on property, auto and casualty insurance as well as handling business with intermediaries.
Sipha holds a Bachelor’s in Informatics Economics from the Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE).
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